Dr. Ross Kerr received his DDS from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and his MSD and certificate in Oral Medicine at the University of Washington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine at New York University College of Dentistry. He is a past president of the American Academy of Oral Medicine, a steering committee member of the World Workshop on Oral Medicine, a director of the American Board of Oral Medicine, and he serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Oral Cancer Foundation. His research experience includes the evaluation of current and emerging technologies for the early detection of oral cancer. He has lectured nationally and internationally on oral cancer, dry mouth, and other oral medicine related topics, and has contributed to the dental and medical literature. His private practice is focused on the management of patients with oral mucosal diseases, dry mouth, and the dental management of medically complex patients.